Artificial intelligence: Handling, but with care

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) holds the potential to act as a facilitator in achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals in Africa. At the same time, there is a risk that AI will exacerbate inequalities and tensions on the continent in environmental, social and economic areas, not least through data exploitation. In this Development and Cooperation article, Saldrupian Fabio Diaz and his coauthor, Azza Mustafa Babikir Ahmed, explore these issues and the required roles of communities and governments in order to reap the benefits of AI. Read the article.